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  1. Land and the City

    Janeiro 2016
    Edited by George W. McCarthy, Gregory K. Ingram, and Samuel A. Moody

    This book from the Lincoln Institute's 2014 Land Policy Conference examines issues of land use policies and their impact on sustainable urbanization. By 1960, one-third of the world’s...

  2. Zoning Rules!

    The Economics of Land Use Regulation
    Julho 2015

    Zoning has for a century enabled cities to chart their own course. It is a useful and popular institution, enabling homeowners to protect their main investment and provide safe neighborhoods. As home...

  3. Planeta de ciudades

    Junho 2015

    Planeta de ciudades (Planet of Cities) and its companion, the Atlas of Urban Expansion (only available in English), develop a science of global cities to prepare for the coming expansion of the...

  4. Education, Land, and Location

    Maio 2014
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon

    Because most children throughout the world attend elementary and secondary schools near their homes, where they live usually determines where they go to school. In the United States, the relationship...

  5. Infrastructure and Land Policies

    Maio 2013
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Karin L. Brandt

    More than 50 percent of the global population resides in urban areas where land policy and infrastructure interactions facilitate economic opportunities, affect the quality of life, and influence...

  6. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Abril 2013
    Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in cities. Catchphrases such as “metropolitan areas are the engines that pull the national economy...

  7. Planet of Cities

    Setembro 2012

    Nearly 4,000 cities on our planet today have populations of 100,000 people or more. We know their names, locations, and approximate populations from maps and other data sources, but there is little...

  8. Atlas of Urban Expansion

    Junho 2012
    Shlomo Angel, Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    Note: This volume is currently out of stock and an updated edition is now available in two volumes — Atlas of Urban Expansion—2016 Edition, Volume 1: Areas and Densities and Atlas of...

  9. Value Capture and Land Policies

    Maio 2012
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Attention to value capture as a source of public revenue has been increasing in the United States and internationally as some governments experience declines in revenue from traditional sources and...

  10. Climate Change and Land Policies

    Maio 2011
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Developing policies that will keep climate change in check has become a global priority, as increasing greenhouse gas emissions contribute to extreme weather patterns. If these emissions remain...


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